Wednesday, 29 July 2015

FIVE COMMUNITIES IN UDENU DONATE 680 HECTRES OF LAND TO ENUGU STATE GOVT

Rt. Hon. Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor
Report reaching the newsroom of the best-selling and most sought after online business and political news publishers, Tectono Business Review, has it that five autonomous communities in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State have voluntarily donated a large expanse of land covering 680 hectares to the state government for commercial agriculture. They are:
·         Ohom Orba
·         Agu Orba
·         Imilike Etiti
·         Imilike Agu
·         Ezimo

Yes, the freewill donation was made to support Enugu State Government investment drive program that will improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state. The representatives of five autonomous communities, led by Barrister Albert Edoga, made this development known during a courtesy visit on the governor, Rt. Hon. Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, at the Government House, Enugu.

During the courtesy visit, Barrister Edoga revealed that the land in question; which is surrounded with five streams; has the natural potentials to produce cash crops like pepper, rice, cassava, ose-nsukka, maize, yam and other agro-product. He also said that that they had decided as a people to engage the government constructively for mutual benefits.

The visibly elated governor, while responding to the representatives, expressed his for the desire of the communities to assist his government in the investment drive program.

In the governor’s own words: “Since it has pleased you to willingly assist the government of Enugu State in this all important commercial agriculture, I appreciate your kind gesture. 680 hectares of land with natural endowment like streams is massive and attractive for commercial agriculture. I believe we are now better positioned to take agriculture to the next level in the state.”

Tectono Business Review gathered that other prominent members of the delegation included:
·         Chairman of Udenu Local Government Area, Hon. Amechi Nwodo
·         Commissioner for Lands and Urban Development, Hon. Solomon Izuchukwu Onah
·         Former PDP governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Hon. Chinedu Onuh.
·         Immediate past Commissioner for Finance, Chief Godson Nnadi